I didn’t know he had a heart.
– Dick Cheney Recovering From Heart Transplant Surgery (ABC News, Mar 24, 2012):
Mitt Romney tweeted, “Ann and I send our thoughts and prayers to Vice President Cheney for a fast and full recovery.”
– Dick Cheney receives heart transplant: aide (The Raw Story, Mar 24, 2012):
Former Vice President Dick Cheney received a heart transplant Saturday afternoon at a Virginia hospital, according to the Associated Press.
Cheney, who suffered his fifth heart attack in 2010, did not know the identity of the heart donor after waiting 20 months for the operation, as told to the AP by his aide Kara Ahern.
Cheney is recovering at the Intensive Care Unit Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.